Methodological Issues in the Metaphysics of Science

28 September 2020, 1.30 PM - 29 September 2020, 7.00 PM

Online

Schedule

Monday 28th September

13:30 - 14:30 Michela Massimi, 'Nature, science and metaphysical posits'

14:30 - 14:45 

14:45 - 15:30 Joe Dewhurst, 'Causal Emergence in Science and Metaphysics'

15:30 - 15:45 

15:45 - 16:30 Sahana Rajan, 'Ontology Development in Scientific Metaphysics: An Eliminativist Stance'

16:30 - 17:15 

17:15 - 18:00 Joaquim Giannotti, 'A Case Study in the Methodology of the Metaphysics of Science'

18:00 - 18:15  

18:15 - 19:00 Peter Tan, 'Metaphysics and Modeling: Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Too'  

 

Tuesday 29th September

13:30 - 14:30 Barbara Vetter,'Explanatory Dispositionalism'

14:30 - 14:45 

14:45 - 15:30 Niels Linnemann & Niels Martens, 'Sensible metaphysics without a final physical theory'

15:30 - 15:45 

15:45 - 16:30 Al Wilson, 'Substantive Disagreement in Naturalistic Modal Metaphysics'

16:30 - 17:15 

17:15 - 18:00 William Hannegen, 'Metaphysics-Laden Observation'

18:00 - 18:15 

18:15 - 19:15 Anjan Chakravartty, 'Big ‘M’ vs. Small ‘m’ Metaphysics (of Science), and Confirmation'

 

Contact information

To register for the conference, please email: metascience-project@bristol.ac.uk

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